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The Kite Runner


After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

  • Director: Marc Foster
  • Cast: Khalid Abdalia, Atossa Leoni
  • Writer: David Benioff
  • Producers: William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham, E. Bennett Walsh
  • Executive Producers: Sidney Kimmel, Laurie MacDonald, Sam Mendes, Jeff Skoll

Recognition for The Kite Runner

  • Critics' Choice: Best Young Actor (Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada)
  • Christopher Award: Feature Films
  • National Board of Review Award: Top Ten Films
  • Saturn Award: Best Original Score